Sweet Lorraine

Nat King Cole/Coleman Hawkins with the Oscar Peterson Trio

“The Nat King Cole Show,” 1957

Composed by Cliff Burwell and published in 1928, “Sweet Lorraine” has since become a jazz standard. It would later receive covers from Louis Armstrong, Art Tatum and Chet Baker.

Singing great Nat King Cole is the father of successful singer Natalie Cole.

Personnel:

Nat King Cole, vocals
Coleman Hawkins, tenor saxophone
Oscar Peterson, piano
Herb Ellis, guitar
Ray Brown, bass